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  • ... were scattered and few houses lay close to where [local intersections and throughfares] converged." ... increasing real estate holdings that pervaded much of the SoCal economy. Exceeding the common cost of arterial expansion at the time, ...
  • ... the history and influence of the Southern California retail landscape. Read Part One here and Part Two here .   ... amplified, at least symbolically, their centrality to SoCal culture. No less important is the rise in the 1990s of what ...
  • Ralphs' innovations in retail and supermarkets in Los Angeles rippled through the industry and ... look at the history and influence of the Southern California retail landscape. Read Part One here .   ... its first store in 1873, Ralphs established its first SoCal foothold in downtown Los Angeles; this year marks the 140 ...
  • ... Fifteen years later we have laws against texting while we drive . We are now living in a time where we most of us work off site and ... a spirograph that spins ever more complicated shapes and intersections . After a week of playing with Google+, I think I have ...
  • Rachel Rossner, curator of " California Dreaming: Plein-Air Painting from San Francisco to San Diego," ... beginnings of the plein-air landscape painting movement in California . [scald=74203:kl_image_original_context ... a car . You put an easel on the back of the jalopy, you drive in almost any direction, set up a parasol to keep the sun off, and ...
  • It is possible to drive for pleasure – leisurely – amidst wide-open spaces and gorgeous landscapes in Southern California . That is, if you go to the desert. ...
  • ... comparison a little easier. It turns out that electric cars are about half as expensive to drive in California as gasoline-powered cars -- once you get the car paid for. ...
  • ... Subject : Camilo Gonzalez Organization : Camilo's California Bistro Boulevard : Colorado Boulevard Camilo Gonzalez is ... to be one of the "pioneers" of the vibrant restaurant and retail scene on Colorado. In addition to designing the menu and the ...
  • ... to better suit the way people lived in Southern California .   ... a significant amount of turf. Much like its competitors' retail operations, the shops began as outposts located near pastureland that ...
  • ... El Monte and El Monte. The material traces the arrival and departures of ethnic groups, the rise and decline of political movements, the ... the place of SEM/EM in the history of Los Angeles, California , and Mexico. ... big yellow slide you rode down on a brown sack, the bumper cars , the funhouse, and the legendary "Zipper." Vendors would sell buñelos ...

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